By the turn of the decade, 1940, I.U.O.E. Local 132 had approximately 257 members. By the mid 40’s, Local 132 had roving offices in Charleston, Point Pleasant, Parkersburg, New Haven, Wheeling, Hinton and Elkins, West Virginia.  The Local utilized paid stewards in the rural areas to monitor work.

Major projects inlcuded:

  • Elkins Flood Control Dam
  • Kanawha Airport
  • Bluestone Dam
  • Ohio River Bridges